Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes (Cacocciuli)



My Mom used to make these just for me. She knew how much I loved them. I would always watch her making them but never wrote down the recipe. There was never a need for me to make them since she would make a dozen or so and send some over to me piping hot. Now that she passed away I figured it was time for me to give it a try.

From memory, I dedicate this post to you Mom.


This recipe is for 4 artichokes.


4 artichokes
1/2 medium onion minced
7-8 oz tomato sauce
olive oil
1.5 cups plain bread crumbs
1 cup grated imported parmigiano romano cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Fry onion in some olive oil and stir in the tomato sauce adding some salt and pepper. Cook until onion is tender. Add the tomato/onion to the seasoned breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper to…

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1 Response to Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes (Cacocciuli)

  1. Angela says:

    You are wrong! Momma used to make them just for ME! Love you Angelina

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